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  • Editor: Xi-Cheng Zhang
  • Vol. 39, Iss. 7 — Apr. 1, 2014
  • pp: 1768–1771

Second-harmonic generation in a silicon-carbide-based photonic crystal nanocavity

Shota Yamada, Bong-Shik Song, Seungwoo Jeon, Jeremy Upham, Yoshinori Tanaka, Takashi Asano, and Susumu Noda  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 39, Issue 7, pp. 1768-1771 (2014)

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We demonstrate second-harmonic generation (SHG) in a silicon-carbide (SiC)-based heterostructure photonic crystal nanocavity by using a pulsed laser. We observe SHG light radiated from the SiC nanocavity and estimate the conversion efficiency in the cavity to be 2.59×105 (=0.15W1) at an average input power of 0.17 mW. The near-field patterns and polarization characteristics of the SHG light are investigated experimentally and theoretically, and the results are in qualitatively good agreement.

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OCIS Codes
(190.4360) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, devices
(230.5750) Optical devices : Resonators
(230.5298) Optical devices : Photonic crystals

ToC Category:
Optical Devices

Original Manuscript: December 10, 2013
Revised Manuscript: February 6, 2014
Manuscript Accepted: February 18, 2014
Published: March 19, 2014

Shota Yamada, Bong-Shik Song, Seungwoo Jeon, Jeremy Upham, Yoshinori Tanaka, Takashi Asano, and Susumu Noda, "Second-harmonic generation in a silicon-carbide-based photonic crystal nanocavity," Opt. Lett. 39, 1768-1771 (2014)

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